Loquendo TTS Alternatives for Linux

    Loquendo TTS is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is eSpeak, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Loquendo TTS and ten of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Loquendo TTS are Gespeaker (Free, Open Source), Intelligent Speaker (Freemium), Fala (Free, Open Source) and Select and Speak (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 8, 2021

    1. eSpeak is a compact open source software speech synthesizer for English and other languages, for Linux and Windows.
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    2. Gespeaker is a GTK+ frontend for espeak. It allows to play a text in many languages with settings for voice, pitch, volume, speed and word gap. The text played can also be recorded to WAV file.


    3. Text to speech extension for a browser. Automatic text detection (can speak without necessary selection), adjustable voice speed, playlist.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Fala - A simple text reader is an open source application. A simple software that speaks a text. You can type the text or appoint a file. Fala is just a frontend to festival. Its designed for GNOME, but if you have gtk, pyhton and festival you are able to run it.
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      • Google Chrome
      Select and Speak uses iSpeech's human-quality text-to-speech (TTS) to read any selected text in the browser. It includes many iSpeech text to speech voices in different languages. You can configure the voice and speed options by changing the settings on the options page.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      KMouth is a program which enables persons that cannot speak to let their computer speak, e.g. mute people or people who have lost their voice. It has a text input field and speaks the sentences that you enter. It also has support for user defined phrasebooks.
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      Experience our world-class, natural-sounding, text-to-speech (TTS) software programs today. Empower your applications with advanced TTS software using VoiceTextTM. Robotic voices are now history!
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      • FreeProprietary
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      • Firefox
      Offline capable text-to-speech extension for Firefox.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Android
      Speech synthesis method RHVoice uses statistical parametric synthesis. It relies on existing open source speech technologies (mainly HTS and related software).
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      Mimic is a powerful TTS tool. Mimic is low-latency and has a small resource footprint. Its range of high quality voices also set it apart from other open source text-to-speech projects.
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